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PAINTING

Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Oct 9, 2013
A Michelangelo appetizer
This has been quite a year for fans of Renaissance art in Japan, with all three of its giants — Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, and now Michelangelo — featuring in exhibitions. While the da Vinci show was weak in content and the Raphael quite well stocked, the latest show "Michelangelo Buonarroti" seems...
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Oct 9, 2013
'Gustave Caillebotte: Impressionist in Modern Paris'
Despite his relatively short artistic career of two decades, the 19th-century painter Gustave Caillebotte became famous as a popular French Impressionist, alongside the likes of Claude Monet and Auguste Renoir.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Oct 2, 2013
'Turner from the Tate: The Makings of a Master'
British artist Joseph Mallord William Turner's experimental style allowed him to become one of the most prominent artistic figures of 19th-century Romanticism.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Oct 2, 2013
'Kyoto from Inside and Outside: Scenes on Panels and Folding Screens'
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Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Oct 2, 2013
'Masterpieces from the Collection of Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo 2013'
During the 19th and 20th centuries, Paris gained a reputation as a cultural hub of Europe. It attracted artists such as Auguste Renoir, Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, Odilon Redon, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec and Felix Vallotton — all of whom inspired and influenced each other's work. It was also an era of...
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JAPAN
Sep 30, 2013
Art restorer uses science to resurrect paintings
For more than 40 years, Emile Yoshimura has brought more than 10,000 old damaged paintings back to life, including some by eminent artists dating back 200 to 300 years.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Sep 25, 2013
Kansetsu Hashimoto's Chinese rebellion
From the end of the Edo Period (1603-1867), Japanese art began to shift its fundamental cultural orientation from China to Europe. Kansetsu Hashimoto, however, (1883-1945) initially abjured, and this had much to do with his upbringing
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Sep 18, 2013
Nihonga: without the hand over the eye
At its essential level, art is a battle between the eye and the hand; the first representing sensory input, the second artistic habit and convention. When the hand outweighs the eye, art can become over-stylized, clichéd, and eventually dead. Asian art has been particularly prone to this; with young...
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Sep 11, 2013
'Homage to Henri Rousseau: The World of Naive Painters and Outsiders'
Tax collector-turned-Post-Impressionist artist, Henri Rousseau was a self-taught painter known for his Naive works. Though it took time for his style, which was often described as simplistic and childlike, to be accepted by art critics, he helped pave the way for other talented untrained artists.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Sep 11, 2013
'Hashimoto Kansetsu Retrospective'
In honor of the 130th anniversary of nihonga (Japanese-style painting) artist Kansetsu Hashimoto's birth, the Hyogo Museum presents around 70 of his most famous works.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Aug 7, 2013
'Hayami Gyoshu and the Elite of the Japan Art Institute'
Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the re-establishment of the Japan Fine Arts Institute (Inten) the Yamatane Museum of Art's new exhibition showcases the work of Hayami Gyoshu and and other important nihnonga (Japanese-style) painters.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Aug 7, 2013
'Léonard Foujita from the Collection of the Pola Museum of Art'
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JAPAN
Jul 3, 2013
Kumamoto shows Foujita painting of UNESCO Fuji site
A museum in the city of Kumamoto opened an exhibition Tuesday showcasing nearly 120 works by Leonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968), including two oil paintings discovered last year.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Jun 13, 2013
'Matsuda Shohei: A Centennial Retrospective'
Shohei Matsuda (1913-2004), the 2002 winner of the Commissioner for Cultural Affairs Award, was a late bloomer when it came to critical acclaim. It was not until he was in his 50s that people truly began to appreciate his artistic skills. This exhibition not only celebrates 100 years since Matsuda's...
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
May 30, 2013
'The Exhibition of Otani Collection'
The New Otani Art Museum has chosen 30 seasonal works from its own collection for this year's summer show. Known for acquiring impressive Edo Period and modern works, the museum is showcasing nihonga (Japanese-style) painting, such as Jippo Araki's "Swallows in Summer" and Gyokudo Kawai's "Breeze in...
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
May 30, 2013
'Sisters in Art: Women Painters and Designers'
In the West, women's liberation began during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when more opportunities arose for their education and independence. In the field of art, women found they could seek training and their skills in painting and decorative arts began to be recognized by critics.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
May 16, 2013
'The Flowering of Edo Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection'
During a visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City in the 1970s, Robert Feinberg, a chemist and businessman from Maryland, found himself admiring an Edo Period (1603-1867) painting.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
May 16, 2013
'The Shibakawa Collection: Tribute to a Patron of Aoki Shigeru, Kishida Ryusei and Others'
During the late1800s, westernization in Japan brought about a new art style — yōga, for which Japanese artists emulated western conventions and techniques, inspired in particular by European painters.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
May 9, 2013
'Natsume Soseki and Arts'
Natsume Soseki, one of Japan's great Meiji Era (1868-1912) writers, is best known for the novels "Kokoro," "Botchan," " I Am a Cat" and his unfinished work "Light and Darkness." He was also a fan of, and particularly knowledgeable about, Japanese and British art, often referring to famous painters in...
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
May 9, 2013
'Yokote Sadami Exhibition'
This is part five of the Nagasaki Prefecture Museum's "Art of Nagasaki" series of exhibitions, and it introduces the work of Western-style painter Sadami Yokote (1899-1931).

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